David Kirkpatrick

October 30, 2008

Less than a week out, here’s Charlie Cook’s analysis …

Filed under: Politics — Tags: , , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 12:55 am

of the presidential race. I guess technically this analysis is for one week out since he put it out on Tuesday.

From the link:

October 28, 2008
Since early September this race has shifted rather dramatically in Obama’s favor. As long as the focus is almost exclusively on the economy, this race is almost unwinnable for McCain. It would take a major external event, the proverbial October Surprise, to shift the spotlight to national security or some other subject that would allow McCain to highlight his strengths. At this stage, the most relevant question would seem to be: “How big will the train wreck be for the Republican Party up and down the ballot in November.” Obama currently has a 286 to 163 Electoral vote edge, with 89 Electoral votes in the Toss Up column. 270 are needed to win.

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